How to Restore a WordPress Site After a Crash

May 4, 2018 1 Comment

Before we go to the topic of how to restore a WordPress site after a crash, a little journey into the past… Back in the day, MS Windows was known for a little thing called the “blue screen of death.”

How to Build a Custom-Made WordPress Login Page

April 11, 2018 2 Comments

Ah, yes, the WordPress login page – one of the most recognizable pages in WordPress – isn’t it? But at the same time, having this page on your WordPress site in its default form is not always the best of ideas.

6 Marketing Tools to Use on Your WordPress Site

April 10, 2018 3 Comments

A lot has been said about various marketing tools for WordPress that are available out there. But the problem is that many of them actually add more to your already busy schedule, rather than making your job easier and more effective.

12 Best Contact Form Plugins for WordPress

March 17, 2018 2 Comments

Contact forms seem like a very common feature that every website should have, yet it’s still something that’s not included in WordPress out the gate. At the time of writing this, any kind of contact form functionality is available only through third-party WordPress plugins.

How to Test WordPress Site Performance

March 14, 2018 1 Comment

Why test WordPress site performance? Well, things like site speed are becoming increasingly more important each year, and maybe even each month. Quite simply, and this is something that’s been proven multiple times, the faster your site is, the better you’ll be able to serve your audience.

29 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for 2018

March 7, 2018 19 Comments

Looking for the best (must-have) WordPress plugins for 2018? We’ve got you covered! As I’m writing this, there are more than 42,000 plugins in the official plugin directory at WordPress.org, and who know how many premium plugins. So there’s surely a lot to choose from. However, as you’d imagine, you only need a small representation of those plugins to run a successful and optimized WordPress site.

4 Most Common WordPress Hacks and How to Avoid Them

March 7, 2018

At the time of writing this, WordPress powers around 25%-30% of all websites. This is impressive hugely impressive, but it also means that WordPress has an equally huge target on its back, and it’s constantly being hit with various common WordPress hacks left and right. First off, why would you care and why would anyone want to attack your site in particular (even though it might be a relatively small site)?

How to Optimize Images in WordPress

March 5, 2018 2 Comments

Using (a lot of) images on your WordPress blog has tremendous benefits. And it’s not just me talking. There are multiple studies available online that confirm this.

7 of the Best Free Gallery Plugins for WordPress

January 1, 2018 14 Comments

You’ve got to love WordPress’ ability to host any kind of content, thus letting you basically publish whatever you wish as a website owner or blogger. That being said, though, there is still a lot that can be done to make those non-standard content types look even better compared to what you get from an untouched installation of WordPress.

MailChimp Too Expensive? Here Are 4 WordPress-Based Alternatives

November 30, 2017 No Comments

Why would you need any MailChimp alternatives for WordPress? MailChimp is great, isn’t it? Well, if cost wasn’t a factor, then sure, everybody would use it. There are no two words about it. In the real world, though, cost is a factor. And a serious one. And it just so happens that MailChimp is not the cheapest of solutions out there.